In this video by the North Carolina Botanical Garden, we are reminded how “going back to basics” can have a tremendous impact on people’s mental health. Some of the fundamental effects on those participating in horticultural therapy activities are:

  • Increases sensory stimulation
  • Increases self-esteem
  • Stabilizes mood
  • Increases social interaction
  • Increases strength and endurance
  • Builds community

Watch the video to appreciate more of the benefits of nature-based therapies.

 

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